Shenoy Innovation Studio has been created at Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay to create a paradigm shift in design so that the student projects can be nurtured to innovation. The studio also support industries by conducting industry workshops to facilitate in-house innovation.
Wednesday, 20 July 2011
TATA nano house
Tata Group recently announced the nano of housing. It proposes to offer a flatpack of dwelling materials including doors and windows for a 20 sq. m. house at Rs. 32,000. Tata is also developing a 30 sq. m. version that will come with options of verandah and solar energy systems. A participatory approach has been followed. The innovation came up from Tata Steel. The pilots are planned to be set up in West Bengal by the end of this year. Plans to make local production process are also underway. We might see the first of these houses coming up within the next 6 - 8 months.